IndiGo airlines began daily flight service to New Delhi from Mangaluru.
Flight number 6E6303 will leave from New Delhi at 2.55 pm and reach Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) at 6.05 pm. Flight number 6E6304 will leave from MIA at 6.35 pm and reach New Delhi at 9.35 pm.
In the flight that left for Delhi on Friday, 147 passengers were on board. On Saturday, 170 people have already booked their tickets to travel to New Delhi from Mangaluru, a release from the airline said on Saturday.
As the re-carpeting work for renovation of runway has begun from Friday at the international airport in the city, IndiGo, Air India Express and Air India flights will operate under revised schedule except Sundays and public holidays.
IndiGo flight number 6E 172 to Kolkata will not operate from Monday to Saturday. This will only fly on Sunday, when re-carpeting work will not be done. Flight number 6E 172 will fly to Kolkata via Bengaluru from Mangaluru.
This flight will leave from Mangaluru at 12.15 pm. From Bengaluru, the same flight will depart at 2 pm and reach Kolkata at 4.35 pm, the release said.